Fire when ready

Marmonte League preview: Boys’ water polo

The Marmonte League for boys’ water polo is loaded like Frank Drebin’s revolver in “The Naked Gun.” The league’s dangerous and ridiculously good. Rivals Agoura and Royal battled for a CIF-Southern Section Division 4 championship last season, with the Chargers cruising to the crown. Both squads return their core lineups, and they’re favorites to slug it out again. Thousand Oaks, […]


Rich Lopez is in charge of Media Outreach for T.H.E. (Together Helping Education) Foundation, not marketing. Barbara Murphy is not president of Citizens Against New Local Taxes (CANLT). She is the co-founder.

Honoring WWII veterans

Viewpoint cheer ready for big time

Hospice schedules volunteer training

Camarillo Hospice invites interested community members to enroll in the free Informational Seminar and Volunteer Training that will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays for eight weeks beginning Sept. 14 at the Camarillo Hospice office, 400 Rosewood Ave., Ste. 102. The registration deadline is Sept. 1. The course is required training for Camarillo Hospice patient care volunteers. Anyone can […]

Chargers need to even the score

Gridiron impact report: Agoura linebackers

Allowing nearly 40 points per game might suffice in an old-school fantasy football league, but it won’t win many battles on Marmonte League gridirons. For the Agoura High football team to return to its former glory— this program made two consecutive section semifinals less than a decade ago—the Chargers must halt a disturbing trend. Bottom line: They’ve been giving up […]

Robbers arrested following job in Westlake

Law enforcement personnel in the emergency call center at the Calabasas Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station last Friday heard the news that members of their department had just nabbed two men wanted by the FBI for a series of bank robberies in the area. The deputies and dispatchers let out an audible cheer. The suspects’ latest robbery was in Westlake Village. […]

Benefit to rock around the clock

Moonlight at the Ranch V: “Shake, Rattle & Roll!” will take place from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Sat., Sept. 17 at Limoneira Ranch in Santa Paula. The fundraiser benefits the Santa Paula Police and Fire Foundation and Chamber of Commerce. The honorary chairman is entertainer, pop singer and movie actor Frankie Avalon. Men on the Moon band will provide music. […]

Seniors can hone essays at workshops

The College Application and Acceptance Program of the Las Virgenes Educational Foundation will again offer free Senior Essay Workshops for all LVUSD 12th grade students. The identical workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Aug. 27 and Sat., Sept. 10, both at Bay Laurel Elementary School. The workshops are led by professional college counselor Danny Ruderman, founder […]

Dead bird in Calabasas tests positive for West Nile virus

A dead crow found recently in Calabasas has tested positive for West Nile virus. The virus is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on birds that carry the virus. The disease spreads when the mosquito then bites a human or animal. The virus is rarely fatal but in a small percentage of […]